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The Finance Minister suing the Delhi Chief Minister on Monday is the top story of all newspapers today. "Jaitley files libel case against Kejriwal" headlines the Hindu. "Opposition banks on opposition within, Jaitley takes them on" reports the Tribune; "From street to court all-out war between BJP and AAP" says the Times of India; whereas the Stateman leads with "DDCA issue rocks parliament."
In the ongoing protests by the public about the release of the Nirbhaya rape case juvenile, Hindustan Times headlines "Supreme Court rejects petition to block release of 2012 rape convict". "Bound by Juvenile law, rues Supreme Court" reports the Pioneer; "Rajya Sabha to take up juvenile bill today" says the Hindu. "Fresh push to juvenile amendment likely today" reports the Asian Age.
Newspapers have also highlighted the outcome of the Rohtak rape case. "Nepali rape murder: 7 sent to gallows. "Nirbhaya II: Rohtak court sentences 7 to hang for brutalising, killing Nepalese woman" reports the Times of India.
External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj directing the Indian Embassy in Dubai to help workers from Uttar Pradesh forced to live inside a bus after a placement agency duped them has been reported, with a photograph, by the Times of India. The paper quotes the minister's tweet: "I will ask UP government to register the case against this unscrupulous agent".
The Indian Express, on its front page, says, "Kabul foils attack plot for Modi's Xmas visit". "Afghanistan intelligence service has prevented a suicide bomb assault on India's consulate in Jalalaba" planned during Prime Minister Modi's visit on 25 of December.
And finally, fame is fickle, indeed. Papers carry reports, with photographs, of the "Miss Universe goof-up that gave Miss Colombia minutes of fame before the crown was removed and placed on the head of a mystified Miss Philippines. The ceremony host mixed up the winner's names at the event.